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How to mount a garmin forerunner 305 to my racing kayak so I can see how fast I am moving? Answered

I want to mount my Garmin forerunner 305 to my Kayak so that I can see my boat speed etc.


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orksecurity (author)2010-09-27

First question I'd ask is how to waterproof (and if you're planning on running whitewater, shockproof) the device. Then how to affix it in such a way that it doesn't damage the boat nor come loose accidentally even if hit with a paddle.

Websearching for "kayak gps" finds some commercial products for the purpose. Can't vouch for how well or poorly any of them work.

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Burf (author)2010-09-27

I've seen a variety of suction cup type mounts for electronics at the boat shop. You can get the basic ball and socket  mount and make your own mounting hardware or buy a complete unit designed specifically for the electronic device you want to mount. Here is an example:


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